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Sri Lankan activists demand release of Tamil detainees Family members of ethnic Tamil detainees sit for a silent protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Relatives and civil rights activists are demanding the Sri Lankan government to release hundreds of minority ethnic Tamils detained … Full News here – Read more on The…

Victims demand immediate action against Colombo's squad in Ampaa'rai The families of forcefully disappeared Tamil victims in Ampaa'rai district have demanded immediate arrest and action against Karuna Group paramilitary operative, K. Pushpakumar alias Iniyabarathy, who was the Ampaa'rai district coordinator of Mahinda … Full News here – Read more on TamilNet

Sri Lankan professors march to demand pay hike COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Thousands of striking university academics in Sri Lanka are marching across the country to demand a pay increase and an increase in funding for education. The three-month strike has crippled state-run universities, though they … Full News here – Read more on SunHerald.com

COLOMBO, July 30 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s rupee ended weaker on importer demand for dollars on Monday while the island nation’s stock market inched higher on retail buying. The rupee closed at 131.70/132.10 against the dollar from Friday’s close … Full News here – Colombo – Bing News

COLOMBO, July 25 (Xinhua) — Lawyers in the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo protested on Wednesday demanding the immediate arrest of a minister who had threatened a judge in former war-torn northern province, an official said. Around 100 attorneys from … Full News here – Colombo – Bing News